Private investor and journalist

Kate is a former chef turned financial writer and editor, with more than 15 years of market experience.

After working as a healthcare analyst in the '00s, when IPOs became an endangered species, she moved into general editorial, but healthcare/biotech remains her primary area of ... more


S Why Protalix Is Back On The Radar
After encountering bureaucratic hurdles, Protalix's PRX-102 has come through the BALANCE study with flying colors and is ready to reapply for its BLA.
S Stem Holdings: Getting In On Marijuana's Ground Floor
Stem Holdings is an American company listed both OTC and in Canada, well-established in Oregon and gaining a foothold in other states.
S Kindred Healthcare Not A Good Bet For Individual Investor
Less than 5% of KND is held by individual investors, and the recent changes to its core mission underline why this is one best left to the professionals.
S Why I'm Interested In PDL BioPharma
Satisfying my curiosity as to what happened to some venture-backed companies, in this case one called ESP Pharma. Its acquirer hit a rough patch but may be looking up.
S Naked Brands: An Interview With CEO Carole Hochman
Naked Brand Group has announced its intentions to merge with Bendon Ltd. The synergies are clear. We got a chance to interview Naked's CEO about the company's past, present and future.


Latest Comments
Teva Stock Is Getting Destroyed. Is Now The Time To Buy?
4 years ago

(oops I hit send too soon). The stock is still much not more than half where it was two weeks ago - but I'm curious as to who is buying back in.

In this article: TEVA
Teva Stock Is Getting Destroyed. Is Now The Time To Buy?
4 years ago

Yes, the ongoing lack of CEO is a problem, and yes, the loss of market cap is significant, but this article seems to be a bit outdated, the stock has been climbing back since the weekend. It was up 5% today. I think 'destroyed' is quite an overstatement.

In this article: TEVA
Achillion Pharmaceuticals Shares Shoot Up On Positive Trial Results
4 years ago

The stock corrected but has been inching back, holding around $5, so it looks like investors are holding onto the positive takeaway from earnings.

In this article: ACHN
Here's What Markets Have Missed By Overlooking The VBI Vaccines CMV News
4 years ago

I thought the news you were going to discuss was the IND issued today for 1901, the brain cancer program. What do you think about that newer news?

In this article: VBIV
3 Reasons Why I Prefer Nike To Under Armour
5 years ago

Why is UA's SG&A so high? Is it a limited-time thing as they try to extend into new product areas? The pursuit of constant growth has a cost...

In this article: NKE, UA
Lululemon Plunges Over 16% On Poor Guidance
5 years ago

Oh come on - I hate it when people sacrifice accuracy for the sake of snark. Clearly the United-leggings fiasco is too recent for you to even mention it in the context of their quarterly report.

In this article: LULU
Gappers Gonna Gap
5 years ago

Your comment about women stealing clothes is both not pertinent and impertinent. I know you're a smartass :-) but if you have nothing to say, maybe don't say it.

In this article: LULU
Index Windex
7 years ago

What is the next-to-last chart? I think somebody said it's the VIX?

In this article: DIA, OEX, IYT, GLD
Gold Vs Gold Stocks: Bullish Anomaly Developing?
7 years ago
That depends, what would you like ME to do for YOU for free? Read your article? Follow you? Share it?
In this article: GDX, GLD
5 Pitfalls Of Procrastinating To File Your Taxes (And How To Avoid Them)
7 years ago

It's true... my mom filed early and got her return within 3 weeks.

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ABBV AbbVie Inc.
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
AMGN Amgen Inc.
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc.
IBB iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund
MYL Mylan Inc.
REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
SNY Sanofi
TEVA Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited



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